Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs)

Biodegradable polyesters produced via the bacterial fermentation of carbon-based feedstocks.

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Despite several attempts to commercialize PHAs since the 1980s, the polymers have failed to gain traction. While Lux typically views the PHA space with pessimism, recent developments surrounding the circular economy and incoming regulations to combat plastic waste are likely to create new opportunities for these polymers. 

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